Henry I (1100-35), Penny, Quadrilateral on cross fleury (c.1125-35), Winchester

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Henry I (1100-35), Penny, Quadrilateral on cross fleury (c.1125-35), Winchester mint, moneyer Alwold, crowned and diademed three quarter facing bust with sceptre, legend surrounds +[–]RICV. Rev, quadrilateral with incurved sides…
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Description

Henry I (1100-35), Penny, Quadrilateral on cross fleury (c.1125-35), Winchester mint, moneyer Alwold, crowned and diademed three quarter facing bust with sceptre, legend surrounds +[–]RICV. Rev, quadrilateral with incurved sides and lis at each angle over cross fleury design, legend reads [A]LPOLD [–], 19mm, 1.40g (S.1276; N.871; BMC XV; SCBI 20 [Mack], 1578).

An interesting example, some dishing both sides often seen in Henry I’s coinage. Portrait and legends where visible comprehensive, lightly toned. Reverse, quadrilateral motif and partial inscription of moneyer clear, light yellow bloom. Near very fine in the strike, rare in the moneyer for type.

Ex Baldwin’s basement with an old ticket

Specification

Period 1100 - 1135
Date 1125-35
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Henry I

Country

England

Coin House

Norman Kings

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Winchester

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